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Rising number of inexperienced pilots may lead to more crashes

Rising number of inexperienced pilots may lead to more crashes
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In the wake of the crash of Germanwings Flight 4U9525, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour Amy Fraher examines the worrying trend in which many airlines are cutting costs by employing less experienced pilots in order to remain competitive.
Date:
01/04/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Craft beer in, sat navs out – but the CPI shopping basket isn't all about you

Craft beer in, sat navs out – but the CPI shopping basket isn't all about you
Description
Professor Isabelle Szmigin of the Department of Marketing considers the latest shopping basket of goods used to measure UK inflation and what it does - or doesn't - say about the changes in consumer tastes.
Date:
31/03/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Hong Kong Social Work Accreditation Review

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Professor Barbara Fawcett has recently completed an accreditation review in a recent visit to Hong Kong, for the Hong Kong Social Work Registration Board
Date:
01/09/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

'Step up' to study social work at Birmingham

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The School of Social Policy is pleased to announce that they have won the opportunity to provide the 'Step Up' social work qualification programme, for a consortium of West Midlands Local Authorities.
Date:
26/08/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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School of Education PhD Studentships

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The School of Education to fund two PhD studentships to Home/EU students
Date:
15/05/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

John Ryan discusses Year 6 SATs on Midlands Today

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John Ryan, interviewed by Midlands Today for a feature on Year 6 SAT tests
Date:
13/05/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Startling new concessions made by Syria's desperate president

Startling new concessions made by Syria's desperate president
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Assad is running out of options – and he seems to be admitting it for the first time.
Date:
29/07/2015
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Blog: Combined Authorities – Why Birmingham doesn't have a city region like Leeds

Blog: Combined Authorities – Why Birmingham doesn't have a city region like Leeds
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Written by Chris Game. "Cornwall leapfrogs West Midlands in devolution race" was the headline over one report of the Government's recent devolution deal with Cornwall Council, giving the county greater control over adult skills spending and regional investment, and, with the Isles of Scilly, the prospect of integrating health and social care services.
Date:
24/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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